About the Hotel
Art Factory is a unique avant-garde hostel located in the heart of Buenos Aires, a historic and picturesque San Telmo neighborhood. It is truly a one-of-a-kind place, which can make your experience in Buenos Aires unforgettable. Art Factory has got its name for a reason, as it constantly houses the works of various artists from around the globe in plus to its design created by numerous street artists and painters. Being an informal and stylish place Art Factory mostly attracts young travellers. However, it can be a great place to stay for you, whoever you are, just if you dare to fling yourself into the artistic atmosphere up to the very point. Moreover, Art Factory is a great place for meeting people and making new friends. The laid-off atmosphere of this place favours cultural exchange amongst the travellers. And friendly and helpful staff will make sure that your stay is comfortable and you have everything you need to enjoy your stay in Art Factory San Telmo.
If you are wondering what your stay in Art Factory would be like, this part is for you. Entering a classic colonial mansion with white exterior walls and beautiful wrought iron railings on the balconies, you find yourself in a true urban paradise. Here the design is based on the contemporary street art that you can see almost everywhere: on the walls of the rooms, in the lobby and in the patio.
Every room is painted by a distinct artist so there are no two rooms looking alike. Every one of them has an individual touch of the person decorating it, so each one has its colour score, furniture design and lighting. Be it a room in blue with a photo of a shopping cart on the wall, the one in green with abstract art in front of the bed or the one with graffiti covering the whole area from the floor up to the ceiling you would not be disappointed. Mainly classic furniture and heavy wooden doors neighbouring with the bright art on the walls and the ceiling and colourful linens on the beds create an unbelievably interesting and fascinating environment that everyone starting with the artistic youth and finishing with the successful industrialists would find engaging. Your inner artist would be thankful for such stay.
The guests of art Factory are offered to book one of the private rooms or a bed in a dormitory. There are single, double, twin and triple private rooms equipped with the bathroomsfor your comfort. The dormitories can be assigned just for females or shared by men and women. At the same time there are rooms with four or six beds each, having air conditioning or without one. The price depends on the type of accommodation you choose. All those staying in Art Factory San Telmo get to use free Wi-Fi on the territory of the hostel and a shared kitchen. There are a terrace and BBQ facilities in the patio that the guests are welcome to use. A shared lobby with a TV area, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, daily maid services are just a few of the benefits of choosing Art Factory. The hostel is an overall non-smoking area, but there is a designated place where it is allowed. You will be offered various activities while staying, such as billiards, bicycle rentor game rooms. At the hostel’s own bar you would be offered to get a drink or a full meal, that are truly delicious and worth trying.
The founders of the hostel wanted it to be located in an eclectic, a bit bohemian colonial and hip place at the same time and after long search they chose San Telmo neighbourhood in the heart of Buenos Aires. A unique place to stay and a one-of-a-kind city area complete each other making your experience more full and exciting. The location of Art Factory is perfect to discover the city as for instance it is based in a five-minute walk to the main square in Buenos Aires – Plaza de Mayo. Believe it or not, it is not quite the best thing about its location. Just beside Art Factory there are two underground stations that connect this area with the remaining city. Like that you would be able to get to any part of Buenos Aires quickly and without any difficulties needing just two things – a ticket and a map of the underground in case you are not familiar with it. Do you like live music, weekend street markets or funky bars? Take a 3 minute walk to Plaza Dorrego where you can find all the things mentioned above. To get to the modern and stylish part of the city you would have to spend only 5 more minutes on foot. It is better to strollPuerto Madero at night as the lighting of the skyscrapers creates an incredibly beautiful city skyline on the Rio de la Plata riverbank. If you don’t feel like walking a lot, do not worry as there are tons of edgy art galleries, awesome bars and interesting shops right around the corner of the hostel. Art Factory is not a place, where one can get bored. Stay open-minded and you would be able to get the maximum fun from your stay in Buenos Aires.
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How to Book:
- Book your stay prior to the journey as Art Factory could be fully booked especially on the busy days such as weekends
- Stay open-minded and communicative as sharing can be of great help during your stay
- Plunge in the artistic atmosphere of the city and of this place up to the point
- Do not fear to explore the neighbourhood and the city of Buenos Aires during the day and at night
- Try regional and national foods while staying to make your experience more acute
- Ask the front desk for any assistance you need 24/7
- Enjoy yourself